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Holidays

Holidays

14 Essential Reaction GIFs for Thanksgiving

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Right now, you’re likely either on the road, braving the hordes for a last-minute Whole Foods run, or settling into your childhood bedroom. That’s because tomorrow is Thanksgiving. It’s a day for pigging out, but it’s also a day for socializing with people you rarely see. Thus you’re likely to face any number of awkward social situations over the next 48 hours.

While we can’t do much to bail you out when your great aunt asks why you’re living in sin with your boyfriend, we can provide the next best thing: an appropriate reaction GIF to express your feelings

When someone brings a “sweet potato casserole” that’s just a casserole dish full of mashed sweet potatoes, sans toppings: Read More

Holidays

Happy Update Your Parents’ Browser Day!

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The Atlantic’s Alexis Madrigal hit a nerve when he named this Thanksgiving “Update Your Parents’ Browser Day.” Lifehacker threw up a post, “How to Switch Your Parents’ Browser Without Them Knowing,” while TechCrunch’s Alexia Tsotsias blogged that “Nobody Wants to Feel Obsolete,” which we thought at first was going to be the obligatory incendiary “quitting TechCrunch” post. Readers responded heartily with tales of parental cluelessness; Google’s Matt Cutts described sneakily switching out Chrome for IE6 but leaving it in the same place with the same IE icon. Even Mr.Madrigal’s mom chimed in the comments. Read More